Mass Spectra and NMR Spectra of Gangliosides Containing Fucose

  • Bo E. Samuelsson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 125)


Two gangliosides containing fucose, prepared from minipig posterior root ganglion, were analyzed as methylated, methylated-reduced and methylated-reduced-trimethylsilylated derivatives by mass spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy and shown to have the following structures:

Fucα1→Hexβ1→3HexNAc (←NeuAc) β1→Hexβ1→Hexβ1→1Ceramide



Neuraminic Acid Anomeric Signal Boar Testis Specific Mass Shift Spectrum Mass Spectrum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bo E. Samuelsson
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  1. 1.Department of Medical BiochemistryUniversity of GöteborgGöteborgSweden

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